telegrammatic


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telegrammatic

adjim Telegrammstil
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The task of the humanities to come would be "ad infinitu, to know and to think their own history in terms of professing, the theology and history of work, knowledge and faith in knowledge, the questions of man, of the world, of fiction of the performative, of the 'as if', of literature, and of the oeuvre, etc." He advances seven programmatic (and telegrammatic) tasks for the humanities:
The overall poem's telegrammatic reticence is juxtaposed to the connotations of "undone" and the way in which it is rhymed.
If [Albert's] aphoristic style occasionally gives way to the telegrammatic, or the narrative becomes disorientingly impressionistic, or the narrator's rage about C-sections and social niceties swamping breastfeeding overwhelms her sympathy, it all makes perfect sense and is finally enlightening, sharply moving and true." ELLEN AKINS